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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 28, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 13

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New York, Feb. 28: Another
clean, wholesome little comedy has
blossomed out on Broadway and,
strange to relate, it is "adapted from
the French!"
You know -what that generally
means. Perhaps ifcdoesn't, thistime,
'Midnight Girls."
because the adapter is Holman Day,
famed as- an author of stories con
cerning the old salts who inhabit the
coasts of- Maine. That's where the
scene of "Along Came Ruth" is laid
Oldport, Me:, and the play concerns
the-Oldport folks and Ruth, who just
happens along and stirs Oldport up
as nothing ver has before.
Getting a job 'in a hopelessly old
fashioned store, she puts it on its feet
through uprto-date methods, starts a
town boom, captivates the entire
male population, and, of course, cap-
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